Programming Highlights

Programming Highlights

From hot debuts to returning hits, learn more about some of the programs that have customers tuning in—where they can see your business.

Shark Week

Speaking of Shark Week, for over thirty years, Shark Week has been television's most anticipated summer event and this year, the pop culture phenomenon dives deeper than ever before with new discoveries, new technology and new co-stars for the sharks. SHARK WEEK 2020 makes a splash starting Sunday, August 9th at 8:00 pm (ET) and continues through Sunday, August 16th on Discovery Channel. Shark Week has become the destination for must-watch shark programming, and this year, heavyweight champ Mike Tyson kicks off the week by throwing his hat in the underwater ring. The legendary boxer and entrepreneur is taking on a new challenge... and he picked the most unlikely training partner. Iron Mike will go head to head with one of the ocean's top apex predators in TYSON VS. JAWS: RUMBLE ON THE REEF. With famed ring announcer Michael Buffer calling the shots, these two heavyweights will square off underwater, where Mike Tyson will try to score a TKO over the massive shark... all in the name of research. And don't worry, no sharks were harmed (or bitten) in the making of this episode.

 

I Quit

Launching a viable business is a high-stakes gamble, where fear, doubt and uncertainty can hinder your chance for success. In an all-new Discovery Channel series, I Quit,’ entrepreneurs from six businesses risk it all when they give up their steady 9-to-5 jobs to follow their passions in a life-changing journey that begins with the words “I Quit.” The original series premieres Tuesday, August 18 at 10:00 pm (ET) on Discovery Channel.

Dodgeball Thunderdome

For generations, dodgeball was a game of either fun or fear depending on where you stood in the middle school pecking order. Discovery takes on dodgeball in a way only Discovery can, transforming the game into an epic sporting adventure in all-new arena where everyday people become heroes. On an isolated 13.8-acre specially constructed site, Discovery’s Dodgeball is reimagined as Dodgeball Thunderdome where winners are not determined simply by their strength and the losers aren’t always picked last. Here, contestants have a chance to claim glory in extraordinary challenges where strength matters but so does strategy, quick thinking, and the willingness to leave everything on the field. Discovery’s Dodgeball Thunderdome premieres Wednesday, August 19 at 9:00 pm (ET). YouTube star David Dobrik hosts the competition series.

 

Growing Belushi

Actor Jim Belushi (According to Jim, SNL) is a man of many talents - actor, singer, dancer and now... legal cannabis farmer. Using his many talents, combined with an immense passion, Jim is ready for his next stage in life - building a cannabis business from scratch in southern Oregon. Informative, mischievous and moving, the all-new series, Growing Belushi, premieres on Discovery Wednesday, August 19 at 10:00 pm (ET).

 

Alaskan Bush People

This season the Wolfpack faces the biggest challenge of their lives, in subzero temperatures, to complete the family's dream cabin on the mountain before Spring. It's a race against time as the Browns attempt to build the centerpiece to their growing ranch during the worst winter conditions since leaving Alaska. As the family struggles to protect themselves, their animals, and critical infrastructure from the extreme freeze, a new member enters the family as brother Gabe welcomes his first child to the wilderness. The brand-new season of Alaskan Bush People premieres Sunday, August 23rd at 8:00 pm (ET) on Discovery Channel.

 

DIY Becomes Magnolia

Magnolia Network, scheduled to launch October 4, is delaying its debut until 2021 due to production shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Right now, it’s important that we all continue to look out for one another by upholding the guidelines set forth by the experts, leaders and front-line heroes working tirelessly to get us all through this difficult time,” said Chip and Joanna Gaines, who are partnering with Discovery Inc. for the joint venture. “With this as our top priority, we’ve decided to delay Magnolia Network’s launch until we can safely resume production.”

Fixer Upper

Fixer Upper is getting a reboot and moving to upcoming Magnolia Network, Discovery Inc.’s joint venture with series stars Chip and Joanna Gaines. “The day we wrapped our final episode of Fixer Upper, we really believed it was a chapter closed. We knew we needed a break and a moment to catch our breath,” said the Gaineses. “I don't think either of us anticipated how the show would become such a permanent fixture in our hearts.” The renovation show ran for five seasons on HGTV, wrapping in 2018 as the #1 unscripted show in cable television. Magnolia Network is set to make its debut in 2021.

 

10 Things You Don't Know

10 Things You Don't Know premieres Monday, August 10 at 10:00 pm (ET). Each comedic half-hour self-contained episode will highlight a celebrity and countdown the 10 most unique, unbelievable and surprising facts you don't know about that person. From Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lopez and Tiffany Haddish, to Will Smith, Lady Gaga, Keanu Reeves and more, the series will uncover all the hysterical, outrageous, only-in-Hollywood scoop that prove stars really are just like us.

Dr. 90210

Plastic surgery has long been a male dominated field, with only 15 percent of surgeons being female, but in Beverly Hills there is a new squad of women redefining age-old beauty standards. Dr. Cat Begovic, Dr. Kelly Killeen, Dr. Michelle Lee and Dr. Suzanne Quardt are some of the top female surgeons in the country and are breaking down barriers in the world's most famous zip code. From excess skin removal, third breast extraction, and a double mastectomy, to facial cysts and post childbirth vaginal rejuvenations these four doctors use their remarkable insight, skill, and bedside manner to guide patients from consultations to surgery and recovery, proving a woman's touch can go beyond skin deep. Dr. 90210 premieres this fall.

 

E! People's Choice Awards

The 2020 "E! People's Choice Awards" will air on Sunday, November 15 at 9:00 pm (ET). The telecast will celebrate an unprecedented year in pop culture and bring together the entertainment community, its fans and honor the everyday heroes who've inspired us throughout the year. It will broadcast from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

 

2021 Pro Bowl

After losing the NFL Draft this year due to the pandemic, Las Vegas picked up the 2021 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon which will take place at Allegiant Stadium on Jan.31 and run across ESPN, ABC and ESPN Deportes.

Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay

Bobby Flay joins the judges’ table to challenge 16 champion chefs in new series Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay, debuting Sunday, August 9 at 9:00 pm (ET) on Food Network. The winner after the first four rounds will face off against Flay for a chance at the $50,000 prize.

 

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